Advantage Partners has completed its exit from Japanese kitchenware products manufacturer FMI Corporation to Toho Group, a Tokyo-listed food wholesaler that bought a majority stake in the business two years ago.
EMPG, a real estate classifieds marketplace group headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, has acquired Lamudi Global, which runs property market portals in the Philippines and Indonesia.
India and Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm Everstone Group has agreed to sell Singapore-headquartered human resources software provider Excelity Group to US peer Ceridian. The size of the deal has not been disclosed.
Indonesia’s Go-Jek has completed its acquisition of Moka, a local financial technology provider with several VC backers, in a deal estimated to be worth $130 million.
Italian lender Compass Banca has abandoned its purchase of a 19.9% stake in Indonesia’s BFI Finance from TPG Capital and Northstar Group, citing economic disruption created by the coronavirus outbreak.
8 Securities, a Hong Kong-headquartered app-based brokerage, has been acquired by SoFi, a financial technology company based in the US.
Australian VC investor MH Carnegie has exited asset management software specialist Assetic to Dude Solutions, a similar private equity-owned company in the US.
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UK-based enterprise IT services provider Ascential has acquired Yimian Data, a Chinese e-commerce analytics business backed by local VC firms ZhenFund and Legend Star.
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Greensill, a UK-based enterprise financier with a global operations base, has acquired Australian VC-backed financial technology company Earnd.
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KKR has agreed to sell its majority stake in AlphaTheta Corporation, a Japanese DJ equipment manufacturer previously known as Pioneer DJ, to domestic photo processing equipment producer Noritsu Koki for JPY35 billion ($324 million). The deal is worth...
The Carlyle Group has agreed to sell full ownership of the maker of Meisui Bijin, a Japanese brand of bean sprouts, to food-focused Shinmei Holdings for an undisclosed sum.
Recognizing strong demand trends for electric vehicle batteries, KKR turned around KCF Technologies within two years before exiting the Korean business with a 6.5x return
Having prioritized Asian expansion and high-end direct retail operations, Carlyle completed its exit from European sneaker brand Golden Goose with a more than 3x return
Golden Goose, an Italian luxury footwear brand acquired three years ago by The Carlyle Group’s Europe and Asia funds, has been sold to Permira for around EUR1.3 billion ($1.4 billion).
Japanese mid-market buyout firm NSSK has executed a partial exit of Vati, a small but strong performer in the country’s competitive nursing care space
Japanese mid-market buyout firm NSSK has secured a partial exit from nursing care provider Vati through a sale of the business to an investor group that includes Neuberger Berman.
Pacific Equity Partners set up Manuka Health for an Asia-focused chapter of growth with a three-year overhaul that contributed significantly to the transformation of an industry
Centurium Capital has invested $300 million in ANE Logistics, one of the largest LTL (Less-than-truckload) operators in China.
Capital committed to Asia-focused private equity managers fell 28% year-on-year to $104.4 billion in 2019, largely due to a drop-off in activity in the pan-regional buyout and venture capital segments. Investments and exits were also down on the previous...
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